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The mission of EHS On Tap is to provide clear, relevant, actionable information on topics that matter to EHS professionals in podcast form through engaging and insightful interviews with experts and thought leaders.

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EHS on Tap Episode 13: A Safety Voyage to the Animal Kingdom

On this episode of EHS on Tap, we head straight into the seemingly complex world of animals and how species have evolved to alert their own kind of lurking dangers and how safety managers can adopt similar situational awareness strategies to protect employees from the obvious but often overlooked hazards in the workplace. Legal editor […]

EHS on Tap Episode 12: The 2016 Election and the Environment

On this episode of EHS on Tap, we speak with Senator Rob Hogg from the great state of Iowa. Senator Hogg has a rich history of public service and is currently serving his third term as a state senator for Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Rob has passionately advocated for policies and practices to improve natural resources. […]

EHS on Tap Episode 11: OSHA’s New Recordkeeping Rule–Whats in Store for Drug Testing and Employer Retaliation?

On this episode of EHS on Tap, OSHA’s new recordkeeping rule—what’s in store for drug testing and employer retaliation, we address OSHA’s recent rulemaking on reporting injuries in the workplace and how work-related injuries can trigger drug testing and employer retaliation. We speak with attorney Adele Abrams. Adele heads a nine-attorney firm that represents employers […]

EHS on Tap: Episode 10: The Clean Power Plan: What the D.C. Circuit Court’s Recent Hearing Means for Clean Air

On this episode of EHS on Tap, we speak with Joe MacDougald, a Professor in Residence on the faculty of the UConn Law School and the Executive Director of the Center for Energy and Environmental Law about the D.C. Circuit Court’s en banc review of the Environmental Protection Agency’s most ambitious regulatory initiative and a […]

EHS on Tap Episode 9: The Future of PPE Design – Intriguing Millennials to Stay Safe in the Workplace

The importance of PPE cannot be understated, as it is a worker’s first—and sometimes last—line of defense against dangerous job site hazards. Today’s episode features the future of PPE, and how it can encourage the newest generation of employees to stay safe at work. Today’s guest speaker is Greg Schrab, Senior Vice President of Ergodyne’s […]

EHS on Tap Episode 8: EPA’s Recent Proposal to Rein in Vapor Intrusion

Subsurface areas such as basements are hidden harbors for silent and toxic intrusion of vapors that can lead to detrimental health effects. The Environmental Protection Agency has always had an interest in vapor intrusion, but now, rousing recent interest the agency has made a stark move. It has proposed to add vapor intrusion as a […]

EHS on Tap Episode 7: Navigating the Proposed Pharmaceutical Rule

On this episode of EHS on Tap, we plunge into EPA’s proposed Pharmaceutical Rule and what this rule will mean for the overall health of our freshwater resources as well as the consequences to health care facilities. On this podcast, we speak with environmental attorney and legal expert, Summer Nastich with Nastich Law in Berkeley, […]

EHS on Tap Episode 6: Paying the Price with OSHA’s New Penalties

For the first time in 25 years, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, or OSHA, is increasing its penalty amounts. Employers could face civil penalties 78 percent greater than before. In an effort to boost compliance and deter safety violations, employers must demonstrate their commitment to safety… or pay the price. EHS on Tap is […]

EHS on Tap Episode 4: TSCA: The New Age of Chemical Reform

On this episode of EHS on Tap, we parse through the significant and recent legislative reform of the Toxic Substances Control Act, better known as TSCA, and what Congress’s action will mean for the future of chemical regulation. Don’t miss out on new podcasts. Follow EHS on Tap on SoundCloud and iTunes!

EHS on Tap Episode 3: The Ever-Changing Construction Site

On this episode of EHS on Tap, we discuss the constantly changing work environment for construction workers and the human response to site progress. We talk to construction and compliance experts Debbie Petrelle and Ana Ellington about this workplace phenomenon and the importance for construction workers and managers to practice good housekeeping on a daily […]